Advanced Clinical Communication Tutor Training Workshop (Feb 2024)

20 Feb 2024 09:15 - 16:30 Seminar Room 4, Chancellors' Buildings, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh £400

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A two day advanced clinical communication workshop for EC4H tutors. Participants must attend both dates:

Tuesday 20th February 2024

Wednesday 21st February 2024

Workshop Overview

Communication education is delivered most effectively using experiential teaching and learning methods that allow clinicians to integrate their existing knowledge and experiences with new approaches. This national tutors’ training workshop offers experienced clinical teachers the opportunity to review and develop their teaching and enable them to work as advanced communication course tutors. Those who complete the workshop and subsequent supervised teaching practice will be eligible to join the national EC4H tutors’ network if their employer holds an EC4H licence.

Learning Outcomes

This tutor training workshop enables clinical teachers to:
• Review and critique their own approaches to communicating with patients, their relatives & colleagues
• Explain and demonstrate the importance of taking account of the perspectives & goals of both interviewer and interviewee in clinical practice and teaching
• Describe and identify key communication skills and strategies for addressing challenging interviews
• Discuss and apply adult learning theories in communication teaching including action learning, constructivism, and reflective practice
• Identify personal learning objectives as a tutor and develop strategies for addressing these within a peer learning group
• Exchange ideas and experiences with other communication tutors
• Use and evaluate experiential approaches to teaching and learning communication
o Interactive demonstration
o Participant role play
o Constructive, outcome focused, behavioural feedback

Seminar Room 4, Chancellors' Buildings, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Advanced Clinical Communication Tutor Training Workshop (Feb 2024)

Date: 20 Feb 2024
Time: 09:15 - 16:30

Tutor team

Dr Belinda Hacking

EC4H Lead Tutor

Dr Belinda Hacking set up EC4H in 2002. She has worked with professionals in healthcare across the UK developing the EC4H coaching and training programmes in clinical communication. Belinda was trained by the late Professor Maguire in communication training. Her clinical role is as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Director of Psychology for NHS Lothian. Belinda has a special interest in shared decision-making in healthcare. British Psychological Society membership: 33194

Dr Judith Orme

EC4H Senior Tutor

Dr Judith Orme is a Consultant Neonatologist in Edinburgh. She joined the EC4H Tutor Team in 2018 and delivers EC4H workshops and Being Open training to staff in NHS Lothian and our partner boards.